Cessna Sees Indian Reforms Boosting Bizav Demand

Cessna sees growing demand in India for both its Caravan and Citation families. The U.S. manufacturer believes that business applications for the aircraft will increase in response to anticipated government reforms intended to improve infrastructure and free up market access. “India is expected to be amongst the world’s fastest growing economies in 2013 and stands ...

Dassault Boots Falcon Presence In India

A good part of Dassault Aviation’s profile at this week’s Aero India show is based on its Rafale fighter, which was last year selected for the country’s new Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft requirement. But the French manufacturer also has big business aviation ambitions in India, as is evidenced by the pair of Falcon 7X trijets ...

Boeing Committed to India’s Growing Aerospace Industry

Boeing today underscored the strength of its commitment to expand its partnerships in India to become the aerospace company of choice in this important market. Company executives at the Aero India 2013 trade show in Bengaluru further emphasized that local presence, collaboration and integration are key to Boeing’s success in India, and that the company ...

Aero India begins kawe-inspiring show

Bangalore: The ninth edition of the biennial Aero India took off Wednesday on a “flying” note with a stunning display of fighters, choppers and transport aircraft at the Indian Air Force (IAF) Yelahanka base on the city outskirts. On a bright sunny day under a clear sky, Defence Minister A K Antony flagged off the ...

Indian aviation sector growing at the fastest pace: Antony

Bangalore: Defence Minister A K Antony today said the Indian aviation sector is growing at the fastest pace and will evolve into a major hub for aerospace operations and outsourcing in the coming days. Inaugurating the 9th edition of Aero India-2013, at Air Force Station, Yelhanka, Bangalore, Antony underscored the need to create a strong ...

Biggest air show, but just a lukewarm affair?

New Delhi: The ninth edition of the country’s premier airshow, Aero India 2013, is likely to be a lukewarm affair despite being expected to be the biggest so far. The star attraction, this time is the five-aircraft formation of Russian Air Force’s Russian Knight’s Sukhoi Su-27 UB fighters which are scheduled to come to India ...

Aero India 2013: Asia’s biggest air show off to flying start in Bangalore

Bangalore: Kicking off Asia’s biggest aerospace exposition here, defence minister A K Antony on Wednesday said the focus of the country is achieving self reliance in the defence sector. Aero India 2013 showcases the latest international technology in military and civil aircraft, avionics and sub-systems, as well as radars in the defence and aerospace sectors. ...

Aero India begins with awe-inspiring show

Bangalore: The ninth edition of the biennial Aero India took off Wednesday on a “flying” note with a stunning display of fighters, choppers and transport aircraft at the Indian Air Force (IAF) Yelahanka base on the city outskirts.  On a bright sunny day under a clear sky, Defence Minister AK Antony flagged off the five-day ...

Jumbo transport carrier cynosure of Aero India

Bangalore: A monstrous US-origin aircraft that will enable the Indian Air Force to carry battle-ready troops, artillery guns and armoured vehicles close to Sino-Indian border will be the star attraction of ninth edition of Aero-India in the absence of dazzling fighters with fiery punch from around the world. The massive aircraft with 174 feet length, ...

Antony ‘impatient’ to see completion of LCA project

Bengaluru: Terming time slippages as a ‘real problem’ for the defence forces, Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Tuesday pulled up the DRDO for ‘delays in delivery’ of military projects and said he was ‘impatient’ to see completion of LCA project. “I am happy for your achievements of DRDO but not fully happy. Delay in delivery ...